Arguments: Making Claims & Using Evidence

Resource ID#: 137939 Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: statistics, anecdotes, expert quotes, evidence, ELA, English, language arts, argumentation, arguments, claims, facts, statistics, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, English Language Arts
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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